The decentralized grid is an electric network of distributed energy resources that interact with each other or with the central grid to improve efficiency, lower costs, reduce emissions and provide greater local control of energy assets.
How did this small New Mexico co-op, far from the energy innovation meccas of California and New York, become a model for community energy? And can others follow its lead?
Virtual power plants are growing in popularity, but many states make participating hard.
In Energy Changemakers’ first video podcast, US Congressman Sean Casten describes a new bill he co-sponsored that addresses several problems facing decentralized energy
EV charging stations may influence how we spend time, gather, and maybe even where we live.
FERC Order 2222 doesn’t remove all of the barriers to aggregated DERs, according to a new Guidehouse white paper.
How non-pipeline alternatives create opportunities for distributed energy resources
Ameresco, Arc Motor Company, ARENA, Community Electricity, CPower, Google, Intellihub, Maine, NYSERDA, OhmConnect, Pennsylvania Turnpike and Sunnova made this year’s list.
Well known energy analyst and writer, Peter Asmus, faced red tape and confusion when he tried to install solar plus storage on his home. If it was hard for him, what’s it like for the rest of the world?
Does public power’s defeat in Maine mean it’s a fool’s errand? Or is there another way to create community-owned utilities? Take a look at what’s happening in California with targeted public power.